Hi, John. Check out High Noon Holsters. Scroll down to the "Tuckables" and take a look. I tried a "Split Decision", it was OK, but the pistol (S&W 3913TSW) was up against my skin. Not bad, but not what I was looking for. I did a return and opted for a "Closing Argument", because it has a "Slide Guard", which is a leather piece between the pistol and the wearer. That said, The latter holster will take a long time to receive, but quality merchandise.
Take a look at Tucker Gunleather's Cover Up. I carry my 642 in it more than any other holster I own. (too many to mention) It has a kydex belt clip that is tuckable and allows for adjustment of ride height and cant angle.
Take a look at the In-Discreet Tuckable holster from Mark Garrity. It looks very interesting and well made. I have been half way tempted to give it a try, but I have never tried a tuckable holster and I'm kind of leary of the concept. If I finally break down and get a tuckable holster it will be this one, probably for my J-frame. Whatever you get let us know how it works out.
I have a Galco USA tuckable that I have tried for my BHP. It fits great and looks like I have a full-size gun under my shirt.
I have been trying to find one for the J-frame. They seem to be out of stock and back-ordered at the places I've tried.
I like the Galco UDC and USA models (UDC-158 fits the J-frame, btw) because the clip that hooks under the belt is really narrow. It can be hidden behind a belt loop fairly easily by canting the holster somewhat.
The Galco is also horsehide and stiffer than cowhide. Makes reholstering a bit easier but is still pretty thin.
No, I don't work for Galco. Just rambling somethings that I've discovered.
Thanks everyone. I ended up ordering the Split Decision from High Noon Holsters. Rather than plunk down $80+ for a IWB I wanted to make sure it was tolerable to wear first. I generally wear a t-shirt under my outer shirt, plus the 642 has a rounded profile so I don't anticipate any rubbing of the skin as DoubleR experienced.
I did like the InDiscreet Tuckable with the belt clib disguised as a key fob. May consider that if IWB works for me.
I also carry in a Tucker cover-up. I use the kydex c-clip on mine. The holster is very very comfortable. It can be raised or lowered or canted for the perfect fit. I carry a 940 or a 642 in mine. Move the holster around on your hip until you find the best spot. I've had my holster for over two years. I highly recommend it.
I'm carrying a 638 in a FIST kydex tuckable IWB. I made a few modifications like increasing the rake and raising the carry height. Also took off a little of the kydex "flare" off the inside next to my skin. Think it cost around $60 at the local gunshop. It now carries very comfortably and with decent retention. The kydex is harder on the finish though than leather.
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